The GP3 Series offered something of a mixed bag in 2017, with a collection of truly wonderful performers and performances; however, it was difficult to ignore the number of drivers who appeared to be desperately out of their depth.
During what was, at times, a disjointed season for the GP3 Series, only Dean Stoneman became a reasonably persistent threat to eventual champions Alex Lynn.
Dean Stoneman’s inability to secure pole position for the GP3 Series season finale in Abu Dhabi may have given Alex Lynn the title in a less than satisfactory style, but there is little doubt that the Briton was a convincing champion.
Luca Ghiotto, Andrea Pizzitola and Mathéo Tuscher made the best of the end of year GP3 Series tests at the Yas Marina cirrcuit this week.
Koiranen GP’s Dean Stoneman took the first GP3 Series race at Abu Dhabi today, jumping to 2nd in the championship ahead of rival Marvin Kirchhöfer as a result.
Marvin Kirchhöfer took pole position for the Gp3 Series finale at Abu Dhabi, crowning Alex Lynn as series champion in the process.
Alex Lynn took the top spot in this morning’s GP3 Series practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.
Rising British racer Seb Morris has confirmed that he will make his GP3 Series test debut with Status Grand Prix following the final round at Abu Dhabi next month.
Koiranen GP racer Jimmy Eriksson set a stunning lap late on to take his second GP3 Series pole position of the season.
Luca Ghiotto took a surprise pole position in his debut outing in the GP3 Series this year.
Dino Zamparelli headed the opening GP3 Series practice session at Spa-Francorchamps this evening.
Former Auto GP champion Kevin Ceccon is to rejoin the GP3 Series with Jenzer Motorsport this weekend and will remain with the Swiss squad for the rest of the season.
If the heavy heat still bore down on the Hockenheim paddock, then at least delight and relief cleared the air. For Jann Mardenborough, this was all about the latter. His performances during this year’s Toyota Racing Series showed that he had the capacity to win, but taking that to a higher level like GP3 was always going to be tricky.
Marvin Kirchhöfer scored his first GP3 Series victory this evening, mere hours after securing his maiden pole position.
ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer claimed the first pole position of his GP3 Series career at Hockenheim today.
Richie Stanaway ended GP3 Series practice at the Hockenheimring as the quickest man yesterday.
Things are looking well for Alex Lynn. The Red Bull backed 20-year-old fronts the GP3 Series with Carlin Motorsport and heads into this weekend’s fourth round at Hockenheim a confident man.
Italian constructor, Dallara have recalled rollhoop bars for the GP3/13 car, in the aftermath of Mitch Gilbert’s horror crash at Silverstone last week.
One does always need to be spectacular or stylish to be victorious. Sometimes success comes when partnered consistency. Roll stylish and consistent together and you will have a potent – and incredibly rare – mixture at your fingertips. Until Silverstone, GP3 Series points leader Alex Lynn had been the stylish one, taking two Race One victories, but not finishing either of the Race Two events. Jimmy Eriksson, meanwhile, had been passively consistent with three podiums and a 6th place finish.
Nikolay Martsenko and Riccardo Agostini will make their respective GP3 Series débuts with Hilmer Motorsport at the Red Bull Ring this weekend.